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Mission

Services

Immigration Affairs

Labor Affairs

Criminal Affairs

Removal of Convicts

Transport of Human
    Remains

Statistics

Bringing the Ill back to
     Mexico

Missing Individuals

Mexico Social Security
     (IMSS) 






1-800-PAISANI
(1-800-724-7264)






Spanish Version for this page


Information for funeral homes that will transport human remains to Mexico.


Requirements to Transport Human Remains to Mexico:
Death Certificate and its notarized translation into Spanish (This document must be accompanied by exemplification of death record)
Burial Transportation Permit and its notarized translation into Spanish
Embalmer's Certificate and its notarized translation into Spanish
Please present one photocopy of each of the above mentioned documents.
Keep in mind that all translations must be notarized.
Consular certification of all the documents mentioned in this page is free of charge.


Requirements to transport ashes to Mexico:
Death Certificate and its notarized translation into Spanish
Cremation Certificate and its notarized translation into Spanish
Please present one photocopy of each of the above mentioned documents.
Keep in mind that all translations must be notarized.
Consular certification of all the documents mentioned in this page is free of charge.




If the human remains are to be buried in Mexico City, it will be required to present a photo ID or the birth certificate of the deceased. A death certificate and two certified copies will need to be issued by the Consulate, with a cost of 12 dollars each.

For more information, call the Legal Aid Department at the Consulate General of Mexico in New York:

Help Line: 1800-724-7254 (toll free)




Note:

This Department is also open to the public the last Saturday of every month, at the Consulate General Facility, from  9:00 a.m.  to 11:45 a.m.
View or Saturday Service Calendar

Send your comments to:
legalaid@consulmexny.org